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Employees scared of Covid-19

The Omicron variant shot active cases to the moon with current numbers raising more than 50,000. Undertandably, many employees fear

Regular Employment Contract

1. Summary ▪ A regular employment contract is an employment arrangement between an employer and a regular employee wherein the

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No at-will employment

At-will employment is neither recognized nor permitted under Philippine Labor Law. What is at-will employment? At-Will employment is when an

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Consequences of illegal dismissal

Consequences of illegal dismissal 1. Concept The following are the possible consequences for illegal dismissal: 1) Full Backwages 2) Reinstatement

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Quitclaims, waivers, and releases

Quitclaims, waivers, releases (collectively referred herein as “quitclaims”) are legal documents signed by employees who absolve their employees from any and all liability

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“Ghosting coasting” employees

“Ghosting coasting” refers to new-hires who stick around for the first few pay then disappears afterwards no longer reporting for

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Labor Standards

Service Incentive Leave

Summary ▪ Service incentive leaves are given to employees who may want to take a leave from work and still

Holiday Pay

Holiday pay is an additional pay during regular holidays, whether or not work was rendered by a covered employee. Summary

FAQ: Premium pay

The following are the most frequently asked questions and their answers. What is a premium pay? A premium pay is

Due Process

Just Causes

Summary ▪ Just causes are grounds for termination of employment due to employee violations. ▪ The employer is justified dismissing

Regulated Industries

Private Security

Compressed Workweek

Summary ▪ Compressed workweek refers to one where the normal workweek is reduced to less than six (6) days but

Contractor or Subcontractor

Summary ▪ A contractor or a subcontractor is registered with the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) as legitimate job

Contractor’s employees

Summary ▪ The employees of a contractor or a subcontractor may be deployed personnel or administrative personnel. ▪ The contractor’s

DO-174 Contracting

Contractor’s employees

Summary ▪ The employees of a contractor or a subcontractor may be deployed personnel or administrative personnel. ▪ The contractor’s

Contractor or Subcontractor

Summary ▪ A contractor or a subcontractor is registered with the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) as legitimate job

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Labor-only Contracting

Summary ▪ Labor-only contracting is prohibited. ▪ It refers to an arrangement that violates the laws and regulations on contracting

Principal in Contracting

Summary ▪ Principal is the one who farms out or outsources a job or work in a contracting and subcontracting

Overseas Employment

Employer's Rights

Management Prerogative

Transfer of Employees

1. Summary ▪ Transferring of employees is a management prerogative. ▪ There are jurisprudential guidelines for a valid transfer. ▪

Management Prerogative

1. Summary ▪ Management prerogative is the inherent right of the employer to regulate all aspects of employment. ▪ There

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